IT’S Friday so, to get yourself ready for the weekend’s football, here is a round-up of the latest Liverpool FC transfer gossip.

Palace In For Sakho

Reports from TuttoMercatoWeb suggest that Crystal Palace are eyeing up a loan deal for Mamadou Sakho.

Liverpool have said they will listen to loan offers for the Frenchman, as he looks to revitalise his career after recent troubles at the club.

Him and Christian Benteke would both be boss there, I think.

SAN FRANCISCO, USA - Thursday, July 21, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho takes a cruise to Alcatraz Island from Pier 33 to visit the prison on day one of the club's USA Pre-season Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Juve Close On Rodriguez

Liverpool target James Rodriguez is believed to be house hunting in Turin, as he closes in on a move to Juventus, according to Spanish outlet AS.

It is believed that a real estate agency, that specialises in helping footballers find new houses, released a statement suggesting that the player’s lawyers were flying to Italy to close a deal on a villa.

It was never going to happen, unfortunately.

Another Club In For Balo?

It just doesn’t stop. Football Italia are reporting that Palermo are in for Mario Balotelli, and have made contact with the player to discuss a move.

The Italian has been linked with loads of clubs already this summer, and it seems that, as yet, an offer has not been forthcoming – as his agent frantically tries to find him a move.

Stinks of agent tactics, this.

European Football - UEFA Europa League - Round of 32 2nd Leg - Besiktas JK v Liverpool FC

Hart Leaves Liverpool

Not that one. The club have confirmed that youngster Sam Hart has left the club, to join Port Vale on a season-long loan.

The 19 year old is a regular in Michael Beale’s U23 side, and appeared for the first team in the pre-season loss to Mainz.

All the best, Sam.

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